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Beergarita chicken tacos on a plate with toppings

Beergarita Pulled Chicken

  • Author: Shelly
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: serves 8
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: Dinner


This pulled chicken has the flavors of a “Beergarita” drink! Margarita + Beer creates this tender, flavor packed pulled chicken recipe that is great on tacos, over rice, in quesadillas and beyond!


  • 3 pounds boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 (4- ounce) cans chopped green chilis
  • juice and zest of 2 limes
  • 1 cup light beer (or non alcoholic beer or chicken broth)
  • 1 cup non alcoholic margarita mix


  1. Place the chicken in the bottom of your 6- quart slow cooker.
  2. Sprinkle the cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, salt, and pepper onto the chicken.
  3. Add in the lime zest, lime juice, beer, and margarita mix.
  4. Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours, or on low for 6-7 hours until the chicken is tender.
  5. Shred the chicken in the juices.
  6. Serve on tacos, over rice, or in quesadillas to name a few options!


Store airtight in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Freeze airtight for up to 30 days.


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 242
  • Sugar: 3.4 g
  • Sodium: 534 mg
  • Fat: 4.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 7 g
  • Protein: 39 g
  • Cholesterol: 124.1 mg

Keywords: cookies and cups, slow cooker, crock pot, pulled chicken, beergarita

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